Dana Marie Kennedy is challenging Sal DiCiccio for the Phoenix City Council. Normally it's tough to take on an incumbent, but Kennedy has instant credibility because she's the Director of Emerge Arizona.
Our mission is to identify, educate and inspire Democratic women who want to pursue elective office at the local and state level in Arizona.
DiCiccio for his part thinks that Kennedy and Emerge are a bit too close. In fact, it looks like Emerge has morphed into a campaign committee disguised as a non-profit. Since non-profits can take corporate contributions and since they themselves are actually corporations, the IRS doesn't appreciate it when non-profit corporations morph into campaign committees.
So DiCiccio has filed a complaint with the IRS. I'm sure Kennedy will say that the complaint is purely political, but even a glance at the packet shows that the complaint isn't frivolous. Here's a screen shot of one of the key pages.